Imagine Sony On Steroids

Howard Stringer is shopping for movies and music. But will content sell gizmos? A story following Sony’s big for MGM…That would give Sony Hollywood’s largest collection of older movies just as new technologies for offering flicks on demand, over the Internet, and on DVD are taking off.

Sony “knows that getting a library is key to the Next Thing — in this case video-on-demand or the Internet,” says DVD pioneer and industry consultant Warren Lieberfarb